Gloria is a married woman who has 5 children. She is 56 years old, and resides at Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. Gloria owns and operates a farm, planting and harvesting coconuts to sell to earn a living and she's been in this business for 10 years. Each month, she earns 18,000 PHP doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 35,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. In 2009, Gloria joined GDMPC. In the future, she wants to make improvements on her house and to improve the general living conditions of her family.
Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) was founded in 1992 by 32 farmer-members to empower people by providing livelihood opportunities and other support services. Today, it has over 15,000 members located in upland, lowland and coastal regions of the Philippines, and offers credit, savings, education, and various social services.